Posted in BP Disaster Environment

Report: Offshore Drilling ‘Still Dirty and Dangerous’

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Environmental organization Oceana released a report on Wednesday that the group says finds offshore oil drilling to be a precarious proposition….

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

County to receive $16 million in NRDA funds

The Florida Trustee Implementation Group approved its Final Restoration Plan 1, which selects 23 projects at a total estimated cost of $61 million. The final plan is consistent with…

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Subra details environmental health concerns

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Environmental scientist and watchdog Wilma Subra is fairly familiar with Escambia County. More specifically, she’s familiar with some of the area’s…

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Posted in Entertainment Environment

Wedgewood continues to battle pollution

By Duwayne Escobedo, Inweekly reporter LaFanette Soles-Wood demanded the cleanup of contamination from the Rolling Hills C&D Recycling site continue. The Wedgewood native blames the…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Reflections on Carpenter’s Creek

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly –Ora Wills paints a vivid picture of living near Carpenter’s Creek before that area of Pensacola was developed into the landscape…

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Posted in BP Disaster Business Environment Escambia County Florida

Buzz: Triumph appointee

Who will be the next appointee to the Triumph Gulf Coast Board? Several names are being batted around: Frank White: former state representative who had…

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Posted in Business Environment

Public weighs in on Gulf Power coal ash permits

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The public will have a chance Wednesday to weigh in on a federal permit pertaining to a Gulf Power coal ash…

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Posted in Environment Politics

Mixed Bag at Triumph

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly –Interests vying for funding from Triumph Gulf Coast found mixed fortunes when the organization’s board met in Fort Walton Beach Dec….

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Posted in Environment Pensacola

Styrofoam cups, plastic bottles may be tossed From City Hall

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Pensacola may be taking a small, simple, somewhat symbolic step onto a greener path. Members of the city’s Environmental Advisory Board…

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